1528, in the meaning defined above
bail entry 3 + -ee entry 1
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“Bailee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bailee. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.
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Carriers and warehouses are two examples of bailees. A bailee's liability for loss or damage to property is determined by the terms of the bailment or the law of the jurisdiction.
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